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Friday August 02, 2019

ASI is committed to promoting gender equity and diversity at our annual meetings.

Each year, the Local Organising Committees of our annual meetings endeavour toward achieving gender parity in the speaker selection.  We're proud of what we've achieved - click here to check out the gender balance amongst our invited speakers and chairs for the last couple of years. 

As part of our commitment to promoting gender equity and diversity, ASI Women’s Initiative offer 4 Travel Awards (up to AUD1000 each) to facilitate the attendance of our Annual Scientific Meeting by women with parental responsibilities. 

This will allow recipients to attend and present their research at the Annual Scientific Meeting by contributing to childcare costs while the recipient is attending the conference. The funds can be used in whatever way is best for the recipient’s personal circumstances, for example, to fund a companion to attend the conference or fund additional days of formal childcare while they are away from home, but cannot be used to fund normal care costs. We intend for this award to assist talented ASI researchers to disseminate their findings and build career connections at a conference they might have otherwise found difficult to attend.
 
For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

Please note that applications and abstract submissions close on the 30th August 2019.

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